The floating bridge is closed at Mud Creek due to wind damage
On November 1st 2019 the floating bridge over Mud Creek was damaged due to high winds. To ensure public safety, Parks Canada has closed this section of the trails at Jones Creek. Please note that there is now no connection between the lower Jones Creek Trail network (entered from the 1000 Islands Parkway) and the north trail (entered from County Road 5). Other trails at Jones Creek remain open, however the trails are not maintained from Thanksgiving to Victoria Day weekend (October 15 to May 15, 2020).
Visitor safety is your responsibility during this season. Please exercise caution when exploring Thousand Islands National Park during the late fall and winter season when most facilities are closed and visitor services are reduced or not available.
High Water 2019
In order to protect people and docks, some docks have been closed to prevent damage and docks with less than 12 inches of freeboard are also closed.
Temporary closures are in effect at the following locations due to high water levels. Docks will be opened as temporary ramps are put in place and/or water levels permit.
Cedar: Northeast floating dock closed.
Milton: Island closed for dock replacement and repairs starting September 30, 2019.
Aubrey: No shore access from south bay floating dock. Island Attendants will collect fees.
Beau Rivage: Small camping dock open, but all other small floating docks closed.
Thwartway: Island closed. Mooring buoys remain open. Island Attendants will collect fees.
Camelot: North mooring buoys closed.
Georgina: Southeast dock closed.
Adelaide: Island closed. Mooring cans remain open. Island Attendants will collect fees.
Facility Status at Thousand Islands National Park
Like many parts of the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario, significant flooding impacted the park in 2017 and many of the park’s docks were damaged beyond repair. The park is undertaking a multi-year process of building new docks so that boaters can continue to discover and enjoy the natural beauty of the islands.
Significant recapitalization efforts will continue throughout 2019, with construction at McDonald, Camelot and Mulcaster Islands. This work is influenced by factors such as weather conditions, in water work restrictions to protect spawning fish and nesting turtles, and availability of contractors.
We encourage boaters to plan their visit by reviewing updates to the status of docks at our maps page.
For more information, please contact Thousand Islands National Park at 613-923-5261, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.